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Bartolomeo Veneto (b. 1555)

Lot 215: Attributed to Bartolomeo Veneto (Turin, fl. 1502-1531)


June 9, 2010
New York, NY, US

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Attributed to Bartolomeo Veneto (Turin, fl. 1502-1531)
Portrait of a gentleman
oil on marouflaged panel
19½ x 15½ in. (49.5 x 39.4 cm.)


Henry E. Huntington, San Marino, California (according to label on reverse).
Anonymous sale; O'Reilly's Plaza Art Galleries, New York, 6-8 October 1949, lot 419, as 'Alonzo Sandrez Coelho'.


The present painting is characteristic of Bartolomeo Veneto's portrait style. The pose of the sitter, costume and landscape background closely resemble those found in another bust-length portrait offered on the market (Sotheby's, New York, 27 January 2005, lot 163 for $120,000; see L. Pagnotta, Bartolomeo Veneto, l'opera completa, Florence, 1997, pp. 180-181, no. 11, fig. 49).

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